Fareed Zakaria

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Chaos in Yemen is one troubling outcome of President Obama’s foreign policy decisions.

  • Mar 26, 2015

Alongside technical skills, America needs the creativity that a liberal arts education provides.

  • Mar 26, 2015

Its greatest vulnerability is that it has jurisdiction over 4.5 million Arabs who have neither a state nor a vote.

  • Mar 19, 2015

His speech to Congress painted a scenario utterly divorced from reality.

  • Mar 5, 2015

The battle against radical Islam must be led by Muslims.

  • Feb 26, 2015

Why the Islamic State exists, and who joins.

  • Feb 19, 2015

The fear of economic sanctions, not military aid to Kiev, may be what keeps Vladimir Putin in line.

  • Feb 12, 2015

Despite its horrific acts of violence, the terrorist group may not be gaining as much ground as many think.

  • Feb 5, 2015

It’s something the president should do more often. Will Washington allow it?

  • Jan 29, 2015

“Keep calm and carry on” is more than a slogan to wear on a T-shirt.

  • Jan 22, 2015
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Fareed Zakaria writes a foreign affairs column for The Post. He is also the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and a contributing editor for The Atlantic. Before being named to his position at time in October 2010, Zakaria spent 10 years overseeing Newsweek’s editions abroad and eight years as the managing editor of Foreign Affairs. He is the author of “The Post-American World” (2009) and “The Future of Freedom” (2007). Born in India, Zakaria received a B.A. from Yale College and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He lives in New York City with his wife, son and two daughters.
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